Oct 23, 2023

Aviagen North America’s Inaugural Hatch Symposium – A resounding success

Participants watch speakers at the Hatch Symposium

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The first annual Aviagen® Hatch Symposium saw an impressive gathering of poultry producers, industry experts, and students, all meeting in Huntsville, Alabama, united by a shared objective: the exchange of knowledge, best practices, and innovations to heighten bird fertility, hatchability, and welfare.

Aviagen Vice President of North America Commercial Business, Billy Hufford emphasized the foremost importance of hatchability, explaining, “Hatchability plays a pivotal role in our customers' economic success and their ability to sustainably nourish the world with a reliable source of protein. This symposium reflects Aviagen's strong commitment to 'breeding success together' with our valued customers and the broader poultry industry.”

Popular discussions centered on the practical aspects of nutrition, a unified approach to flock management, and tried-and-tested techniques for optimizing fertility management. Aviagen's dedication to ongoing breeding improvement, with a focus on enhancing bird health, welfare, performance, and feed efficiency, was a central topic of discussion. The company remains steadfast in keeping a close pulse-check on the market to provide customers with the right bird for now and the future. Participants also received insights into the latest genetics updates and a five-year market trend.

Aviagen remains committed to advancing poultry breeding practices and breeding success together with its customers worldwide.